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Throw Out Clutter To Help Stop Bed Bugs

Over 75% of US pest controllers have reported that bed bugs are the most difficult pest to treat, according to a study by the National Pest Management Association and the University of Kentucky. The fact that this has risen from 60% in the past year signifies just how widespread and difficult bed bugs are to [...]

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New NYC Mattress Disposal Rule To Curb Bed Bugs

Due to an increase in travel and the popularity of second hand goods bed bugs are fast traveling around the States. They can’t fly but the tiny blood sucking bugs will crawl into luggage or clothing. Bed bugs are generally nocturnal and tend to live in bedding, such as mattresses and box springs, hiding in [...]

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My Spanish Bedbug Experience

So my European travel adventures continue… as I mentioned in my post about Italy, Ibiza was our next destination. I had a wonderful time on the sunny Spanish island and stuffed myself silly with Tapas washed down with Sangria. The seven days of absolute luxury was great until the bed bugs crawled out the woodwork.

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Bed Bugs On College Campus

A good friend called me last night to tell me that there has been an outbreak of bed bugs at her daughter’s school (which shall remain nameless). “What should I do?” she asked me.  Now that’s a question I am asked quite frequently, now that I work for a pest control company. If you’re heading [...]

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The Downside Of Labor Day Weekend

Ok, so Labor Day is approaching and I decided to do a quick search on what exactly Labor Day means.  According to Wikipedia: “Labor Day was first celebrated in New York City. In the aftermath of the deaths of a number of workers at the hands of the U.S. military and U.S. Marshals during the [...]

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